GO THE DISTANCE
Race numbers for both races will be allocated to you on the day at registration - they will have a timing chip attached.
Medals will be presented as you cross the line, along with water and a cereal bar.
Bespoke T-shirts for 10K entrants should be collected at race registration.
The Start and Finish for both events will be on the school field. The event will be compared by 'Potteries Marathon Promotions' so be sure to have your number visible so you can be cheered along by name!
Even if you are working hard in the race and even if it's tough, don't forget to SMILE -Bryan Dale will be around the course taking photographs.
His pictures can be found after the race on his website http://www.racephotos.org.uk/ Photos are totally free for you to download - he will even send the high-resolution digital original to you by email if you ask - again for free.
About 3 weeks before the race, Bryan will put a banner on the website with an interactive map for you. Just click on the coloured dots to see a photograph of that spot on the course."
Results will be on
shortly after the race.
Prizes will be awarded in each age category in the school after the race.
Refreshments will be available in the school throughout the day.
Full changing and shower facilities are available in the school sports centre.
Please take extra care when you are entering and exiting the school premises as there will be many children waiting for the fun run to begin at 10.30am
Both races are being held under UKA rules so are therefore a no iPod/mp3/personal stereo event.
Please ensure you warm up and down within the school grounds and not on the public roads.
The 10k is not a completely traffic free race so please be vigilant. You must run on the left hand side of the road at all times unless instructed otherwise by a course marshal.
Please follow marshals instructions at all times.
PLAN YOUR RACE
Car parking and Race Headquarters are at the Lakelands Academy, Oswestry Road, Ellesmere, Shropshire. SY12 0EA.
If approaching from Oswestry / A5 direction follow signs for Ellesmere and the school is on your right hand side as you enter the town.
If approaching from Shrewsbury, Whitchurch or Wrexham follow signs through the town for Oswestry and the school is on your left hand side.
Please note that the school car park will be closed at 10.00am due to the Fun Run but alternative parking will be available at Ellesmere Business Park coming from the Oswestry direction. Ellesmere Rangers Football Ground. Near to Tesco's,and the Town centre. Directions to these will be out. Please do not park on the main road or the surrounding side roads.